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Re: Help for A. harleyi

  • Subject: Re: Help for A. harleyi
  • From: "Marcus Nadruz" <mnadruz@jbrj.gov.br>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 08:43:07 -0200

Hi Susan,

Sorry the delay in responding.
This species grows in arid areas of high temperatures, with 
long time without rain (sometimes more than two months), but 
it does not lose their leaves, is not seasonal. It would be 
the type of fertilizer you are using? or temperature where 
it is growing?

Marcus

> Hello Marcus,
> 
> Yes, this does help!  Leland in Hawaii mentioned 
> that there can long dry spells in Brazil, but that 
> there are many climates and I don't know in which 
> climate harleyi lives.
> 
> 'You're putting too much water?'
> 
> Actually, no.  It was not watered often enough for 
> an extended period of time, however, it is now 
> putting up two leaf shoots while in the baggie.  
> There is no water or damp medium in the baggie.  I 
> have started dunking the root ball, putting it 
> back inside the bag and leaving it open to dry 
> again.  So the bag is simply creating a more 
> constant temp. around the roots.  There is very 
> little dirt within the root ball.  The roots are 
> getting soaked then dry out before any more dunking.
> 
> Can this plant sit and wait for rains for 'long' 
> periods of time?  How long?  Are there times when 
> it is dry for so long that it will loose it's 
> leaves and wait?  It almost seems like is it in a 
> 'just sitting' stage.  The roots didn't dry out 
> nor did they rot.  They are in great shape.  
> Another question.  Does A. harleyi need humidity 
> for the leaves in spite of little water for the 
> roots?  I don't have any trouble growing this 
> plant, but it went through such a dry spell that 
> it's leaves began to shrivel.
> 
> Thank you Marcus, 
> Susan  
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Marcus Nadruz 
>   To: Discussion of aroids 
>   Sent: Monday, January 18, 2010 1:26 AM
>   Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Help for A. harleyi
> 
>   Hi Susan,
> 
>   You're putting too much water? This species 
> occur in dry here in Brazil, with much sunshine, 
> surviving on little water. I hope I have helped.
> 
>   Marcus
> 
>   > Hello all, 
>   >   
>   > Is there someone who can clue me in as to how 
> to save my almost-dead Anthurium harleyi?  The 
> photos show at what point my plant is.  I don't 
> want to lose this plant.  I cut off all leaves 
> about a month ago and put it into a plastic bag 
> (no dirt, just air and humidity).  The leaves were 
> green but shriveld.  Either I'm impatient or it's 
> not showing any remorse at dying.  I am thinking 
> about planting it into a pot and putting the pot 
> into a plastic bag but I'm not sure of a medium. 
>  Is there a 'best' hospital medium in a pot, 
> inside a ziploc for A. harleyi?  It's such a tough 
> plant and it took a long, long time to get to this 
> point.  I suppose it will take a long long time to 
> come back if it has that much life left.  Still, 
> any help would be appreciated!  This plant 
> dwindled due to dry weather as opposed to wet 
> weather.    >     > The plant root base is still 
> green and firm.  The roots that are left are also 
> firm.  To me, it has the appearance of being 
> capable of growth but it's just not putting out 
> anything new.  I have to get it into a constant 
> environment and that's what I need to know about.  
> Any ideas please.   >     > Thank you!   > Susan 
> Cox
> 
>   Marcus A. Nadruz Coelho 
>   Pesquisador 
>   Diretoria de Pesquisas 
>   Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico RJ/MMA 
>   21 32042144 
>   (http://www.jbrj.gov.br)
> 
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Pesquisador
Diretoria de Pesquisas
Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico RJ/MMA
21 32042144
(http://www.jbrj.gov.br)

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